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[[Frequently Asked Questions]]: What is an INTRAFAMILY TRANSFER?
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‘Intra’ (means ‘within’) is different from ‘inter’ (means ‘between’).
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California has some special rules for transferring firearms among certain family members.  '''The Federal government has nothing similar.'''
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For these rules, a family is parents, grandparents and children/grandchildren.  Brothers, cousins, uncles and nephews are NOT included.
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Husbands and wives may also transfer firearms one to another under these rules.
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Intrafamilial transfers of firearms are exempt from using an FFL '''if the transfer is inside California'''.  '''Federal law still requires ''interstate'' transfers to use an FFL.'''
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Intrafamilial transfers of LONG GUNS are paperless.  No record is required.
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Intrafamilial INHERITANCE (the giver is deceased) of '''LONG GUNS''' from correctly related family members who live ''outside'' of California is also exempt from the FFL (Federal law exempts inheritance) and paperless.
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Intrafamilial INHERITANCE (the giver is deceased) of '''HAND GUNS''' from correctly related family members who live ''outside'' of California is also exempt from the FFL (Federal law exempts inheritance) but can be more complicated. See also [http://wiki.calgunsfoundation.org/index.php/Transferring_firearms_Interstate#Federal_Exceptions.2C_California_complications Transferring firearms Interstate].
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IF YOU CAN, GO GET THE HAND GUNS IN PERSON, and then file the form.  While the Federal law exempts inheritors from using the FFL, commercial shippers will often feel bound not to ship to an unlicensed individual.  See also [http://wiki.calgunsfoundation.org/index.php/Shipping_Firearms_Within_California Shipping Firearms Within California] for a related discussion.
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Intrafamilial transfers of HAND GUNS
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* require filing a form and paying a fee – one fee for all guns transferred at one time.
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* are exempt from the Roster (even if interstate)
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* are exempt from the ‘1 in 30 days’ rule (even if interstate)
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While brother cannot use this rule to directly give a firearm to a brother or sister, there is a work-around.  Brother1 can give the firearm to a parent; parent can then give the firearm to Brother2.
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All transfers must be UP or DOWN, never SIDEWAYS.
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Intrafamilial transfers of HAND GUNS from correctly related family members who live outside of California are one way to get hand guns which are not on the Roster.
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==See Also==
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[http://wiki.calgunsfoundation.org/index.php/Transferring_Firearms_Among_Some_Family_Members Transferring Firearms Among Some Family Members]
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[http://wiki.calgunsfoundation.org/index.php/Buying_and_selling_firearms_in_California Buying and selling firearms in California]
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==References==
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[http://wiki.calgunsfoundation.org/index.php/Transferring_firearms_Interstate Transferring firearms Interstate]
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[http://wiki.calgunsfoundation.org/index.php/Shipping_Firearms_Within_California Shipping Firearms Within California]
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[[Category: FAQ]]
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[[Category: Legal]]
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Latest revision as of 07:34, 16 January 2010